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miners to the surface at the cyauga (kye-oo- guh) salt minethe group's elevator got stuck 900 feet underground for nearly 10 hours. the miners' manager says the group worked coopertatively to survive, huddling for warmth .. and telling jokes to keep their spirits up. .. they persevere .. the best way that they could and they prioritized who should come out first.. themselves .. and once again.. it's impressive to see how well they managed the situation.. to be honest with you despite being shaken and cold, the rescued miners waited at the scene until the last of their coworkers were pulled to safety. tim: acting to a congressional the afordable both the house and senate passed a bill now on its way to the oval office. moton has more from washington. " today, a victory lap from republican lawmakers on a bill obamacare. speaker of the how long have we been at this...five years? getting democrats....and
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the code nat house votes nats the legislation which passed the house along party lines wednesday also defunds planned parenthood. sot nancy pelosi(d) house minority leader this republican bill to defund planned parenthood is an insult to the intelligence and judgment of women democrats are calling it pointless political theater. the ongoing capitol hill battle is an aggressive move by gop leaders to send a message. sot ryan 11:41:48 the country is not headed in the right direction so we as the alternative party must offer the american peoe an alternative and that's what we are going to do for republicans, the symbolic measure matters during this election year. sot rick kleinabc political director 12:50:20 they want to demonstrate that they are committed to the core principles and they are going to move things forward, not just say they're going to act but act the white house promised a veto on the bill to dismantle president obama's signature healthcare law. sot josh earnestwhite house press secretary they succeeded...they know they don't have
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override it. (kenneth standup close) gop lawmakers are still planning that veto override vote. the bill is expected to be sent to the president in the next day or so...he will have 10 days to respond. kenneth moton, abc news washington." jenna: south dakota house representative kristi noem weighed in on the repeal bill, saying this was the first bill house republicans could get to the president's desk since she's been in office. repeal constituents accurately. " as i've talked to thousands of south dakotans over the years, their cost of health care has gone up, they've lost their plans, they've lost their doctors, and we're certainly anxious to put in place another health care reform that would actually put them back in charge of their own health care decisions with their doctor." noem says the repeal would create more competition in the market which would help america's economy. tim: presidential candidate rand paul celebrated his birthday in sioux city today.
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the way of his campaign for president. paul and his wife met with voters public library downtown. his remarks included his reaction to the president's to extend gun he says the takes the balance away from the branches of the u-s government. "because i think gun control doesn't fix the problem, to pay much attention to control. but because it endangers the and if you give the power, there's a potential that this other future president might power that they freedoms without balances." says candidate rand paul. paul says he's an the bill of rights ideals resonate with young and voters. more than 50 people were in attendance at the meet and greet, voters say paul won them over with his stance on the current issues "i really like that he
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control of our debt which is huge. i really that he's not looking to start a war with anybody. it would take him messing up alot to lose my vote." says rand paul supporter amanda johnson. paul also made a stop in council bluffs earlier in the day. jenna: republican candidate ted cruz has announced bob vander plaats as his national co-chair. vander plaats, who gave cruz his blessing early in december, is the presidenand ceo of the family leader and an influential conservative and evangelical leader. vander plaats has been touring the state with cruz this week during the "cruzin' for caucus" iowa bus tour, visiting 28 counties in six days. tim: and the candidates keep through siouxland making several stops in siouxland sioux city. she'll be holding a town hall meeting river that's scheduled for 5:30 on monday. january 11th. tuesday, she'll be making several stops including one in holstein.
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showing his support for police in military today in cedar rapids. that's where he held a town hall meeting earlier today, the retired neurosurgeon says his campaign team is stronger and "more action oriented." that's of course after several resignations from key position holders in his campaign last week. carson says he's moving forward. tim: hillary clinton's husband was also in cedar rapids today... as the duo is making a big campaign push before the iowa caucuses. a former president is campaigning in iowa today. bill clinton gathered with voters in cedar rapids to explain why his wife, hillary should be elected president. the former president has stops planned in iowa and new hampshire. hillary clinton continues to lead in democratic polls. jenna: a sioux city favorite is branching out to sioux falls. local eatery jim's burger has announced they're opening a new location just 90 miles north in
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there are two jim's burger locations in sioux city. jenna: well, if you didn't get rich off of yesterday's powerball... don't worry, nobody did. there's a chance to win even more money coming up this saturday. the power ball jackpot is being estimated to come close to record breaking levels for the next drawing. 700 million dollars is at stake for the giveaway. tickets will be sold until 9 that night. still to come... netflix is streaming to some success. details on the the mind boggling number of viewers they saw last year. when we return. fred: (fred) accumulating snow is coming tonight and tomorrow, and an arctic blast is going to visit us for the weekend. next week, the cold air will stick around. stay with us!
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fred: dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. mom: hey. dad: the culligan man.
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culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities.
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dad: spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities.
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totals a bit higher. fred: (fred) the hd radar shows snow over southern and eastern siouxland, getting ready to move into the metro. road conditions are already becoming slick in spots. be careful if you have to drive. the port neal welding company skycam hd shows lower chunk centre. 36 is low. here's the king's pointe skycam hd from storm lake shows some lower visibility. 36 is the temperature in sioux city. visibility is poor around siouxland. local temperatures are in the 30s. looking at our midwest temperatures, we can see cold air in the northwest. this cold air will hold off tomorrow, then push in saturday. the satellite and radar shows a band of snow pushing in. the stormcast hd showssnow tonight and tomorrow, ending by saturd when a push of cold arctic air will arrive. the snow forecast shows a widespread 1-2" with totals as
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northwest iowa. the other item will be cold wind chills this weekend, reaching below zero by sunday morning. your forecast for tonight is for snow and a low of 30. tomorow, look for light snow and a high of 31. the 7-day shows highs in the teens and 20s for
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weather after tomorrow. fred: tim: jenna: (jenna) and eastern siouxland, getting ready to move into
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slick in spots. be careful if you have to drive. the port neal welding company skycam hd shows lower visibility from the ho chunk centre. 36 is the high and 34 the low. here's the king's pointe skycam hd from storm lake shows some lower visibility. 36 is the temperature in sioux city. visibility is poor around siouxland. local temperatures are in the 30s. looking at our midwest temperatures, we can see cold air in the northwest. this cold air will hold off tomorrow, then push in saturday. the satellite and radar shows a band of snow pusng in. the stormcast hd shows snow tonight and tomorrow, ending by saturday when a push of cold arctic air will arrive. the snow forecast shows a widespread 1-2" with totals as high as 4-6" across pockets of northwest iowa. the other item will be cold wind chills this weekend, reaching below zero by sunday morning. your forecast for tonight is for snow and a low of 30. tomorow, look for
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shows highs in the teens and 20s for the rest of the 7-day forecast with dry weather after tomorrow. fred: tim: jenna: (jenna) thanks, fred. (fred) you bet. jenna: netflix is boasting some big numbers when it comes to internet views over the last quarter of 20-25, the streaming service says subscribers watched morethan 12 billion hours of content, that number up 50 per-cent from 20- 14. jenna: as the legal battle of the monkey selfie continues, a federal judge has ruled a famous "macaque" does not have rights to his photo tim: you may remember this monkey named "naruto" who snapped a selfie in 20-11 in indonesia, the monkey grabbed the camera from photographer david slater and took the photo. peta,the animal rights group representing naruto , says because the
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pictcte the money earned by the photo should go towards helping the animal's environment jenna: the judge presiding over the case ruled since the copyright act doesn't extend to animals. websites have taken advantage of this by using the image under public domain. the federal government is releasing some guidelines when it comes to your diet. what they suggest for your daily intake coming up.
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when it comes to what you eat. the u-s-d-a issued recommendations consumption some changes to past advice. the updated guidelines suggest to curb saturated fat contents. limiting it to less than ten percent of total daily calories eaten. sot: dr. richard besser one of the things we're learning is that added sugar is really bad for us. it's linked to an increase in diabetes, it's linked to obesity another change - the u-s-d-a memeioning caffeine for the
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caeine consumption is o-k but that individuals who don't already drink coffee don't need to start. jenna: parenting is tough... especially on your sleep schedule. and a new study shows some parents in particular could use some extra rest. with more, here's abc's dr. timothy johnson. " the buzz of the alarm clock? do you have to drag yourself out of bed? it might be because you're a particular kind of parent. a single one. a new c-d-c study shows that when it comes to sleep, single mothers crave it, and are the most likely not to get it. researchers used a large national survey to look at sleep duration a quality? more than two in five single moms get less than seven hours of sleep a night. adults in two-parent families and adults living without children dbetter. even when they do get to sleep? single parents have worse sleep quality. that means roughly half of single parents said they frequently woke up feeling not well-rested. and they were more likely than two- parent-households to take medications to fall asleep or stay asleep. are single parents doomed, to have bags under their eyes? actually there are things all of us can do to o maximize sleep? experts call it sleep hygiene. sleep in n dark, quiet space, turn off
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you have little ones who won't sleep rough the night, try giving yourself the same thing you give to them - an occasional nap! with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. " after the break... a look at the latest gaming platform that brings virtual reality home. more on the
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is officially underway in las vegas this week the 2016 consumer electronics show is a preview to tech buffsfsnto the cutting edge technology soon to be on the market . "consumer reports" electronics editor glenn derene gave us insight into some
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at this year's show. so weirdly at this show which is normally you would expect about tvs and audio equipment and stuff like that more gadgets based there is a lot of excitement over several appliances but nothing like the anticipation behind the latest virtual reality video game that has been developed. tim: that v-r device, knhe occulus rift is in such high demand the website selling the device crashed after a surge of web traffice when pre orders went on sale wednesday , samuel burke has more on the hype behind virtual reality gaming " ..virtual world was also made for two""
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to abc this saturday the afc wild-card game between the, kansas city chiefs and the houston texans begins at 3:30 p.m., with pregame coverage
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tim: fred's back next with a final check of our forecast. stay with us. dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-use water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. mom: hey. dad: the culligan man.
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culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. dad: spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. forecast for tonight is for snow and a low of 30.
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high of 31. the 7-day shows highs in the teens and 20s for the rest of the 7-day forecast with dry weather after tomorrow.
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breaking news tonight. donald trump's new attack.
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